celestial guidance


noun

a guidance system for an aeronautical or space vehicle by which an automatic device in the vehicle takes periodic fixes on celestial bodies to determine the vehicle's position and to guide it along a particular flight path.

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Also called as·tro-in·er·tial guid·ance [as-troh-i-nur-shuhl] /ˈæs troʊ ɪˈnɜr ʃəl/ .
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British Dictionary definitions for celestial guidance

celestial guidance

noun

the guidance of a spacecraft or missile by reference to the position of one or more celestial bodies
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